Start Weight:(05 Feb 12) 192.0 lb
Current Weight:(18 May 13) 174.0 lb
Goal Weight:155.0 lb
following: Atkins
performance: Steady

Hello! It seems like I'm always on a diet! I'm hoping that, this time, it will be a lifestyle change. I seem to do better with less carbs, so I've decided on the Atkins Diet. I am 43, married 14 years, I have a teenage daughter, 2 cats and a dog. I have a full time job as an office manager at a dental clinic. My husband and I are also hobby farmers. I enjoy reading and playing video games with my family. We also like to cook together. My main reason for trying to get healthy is that I have high blood pressure. I've been dealing with it for 13 years and I truly believe it's related to my health/weight. It would be nice if I could be med-free. My plan is to take baby steps. Ultimately, I'd like to reach a goal of 155 lbs.

FatSecret member since: 29 Jan 12

mjstan's Weight History

mjstan's Latest Member Challenges

  10 lbs by valentines day!!
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mjstan's Buddies

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mjstan's Cookbook

cals: 321kcal | fat: 21.25g | carbs: 4.10g | prot: 27.36g
Egg and Veggie Casserole
A moist egg casserole with low fat cheeses and vegetables.
cals: 265kcal | fat: 14.11g | carbs: 1.66g | prot: 30.87g
Baked Mediterranean Chicken
A yummy and easy way to make a typical baked chicken breast more exciting.
cals: 114kcal | fat: 10.07g | carbs: 1.08g | prot: 4.71g
Jalapeno Sausage Poppers
If you like flavorful, spicy food this is a quick and easy snack, that's great for parties.
cals: 244kcal | fat: 16.35g | carbs: 1.18g | prot: 24.13g
Adobe and Parmesan Crusted Tilapia
A mild and flavorful low fat fish dish.
cals: 286kcal | fat: 17.44g | carbs: 19.76g | prot: 17.43g
Crab and Avocado Salad
An appetizing salad of mixed greens with crab and avocado in a creamy sauce.
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Dyans Low Carb Recipes
Thanks for sharing redgirl!! Lots of great recipes that I will definitely be using.
posted 14 Jan 2013, 16:56
Atkins Anyone??
Hi all! I've never had a buddy on this site and thought it might help keep me motivated. I can also help keep YOU motivated. I'm 43, 1 teenage daughter, married 14 years, hobby farmer, and office manager at a dental clinic. If anyone is interested in being my buddy for the Atkins Diet, please reply to this post or "buddy" me.

posted 07 Jan 2013, 13:55
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14 January 2013

I'm starting to feel it. :) My work pants are way more comfortable. When I put my winter boots on my left one now zips up all the way. Ha! I know that ...
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11 January 2013

So proud of myself! We got a take and bake pizza from Costco. Instead of caving and having some, I cooked me up a hamburger patty with mushrooms, green ...
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